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Safe Travel Tips from Eagle Creek

Bring home memories--not germs!

by Brad
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For those of us who need to travel this holiday season, our friends at Eagle Creek have rounded up some useful tips on how to stay safe and healthy. Check them out below...

GERM FREE AIRPORT & AIRPLANE ETIQUETTE

"If you're a jet setter or vacationer who didn't think twice about germs (or what to pack) before heading to the airport, guess what: You're in good company. Sanitized travel is a new trend. According to a survey by aviation marketing consulting firm SimpliFlying.com, seventy aspects of a traveler's experience have changed indefinitely in the wake of global health concerns, from check-in to in-flight sanitation measures.

Not sure what that means for a traveler reborn? We asked Robert Silk, airlines editor at Travel Weekly, for tips on how to keep yourself (and other travelers) healthy before and during your next flight. Before you depart, in the terminal, and up in the air, here's how to avoid germs and stay healthy." Read more on the Eagle Creek blog.

CLEANING TIPS: HOW TO SANITIZE YOUR LUGGAGE AFTER EVERY TRIP

"Your luggage carries everything you need wherever you travel. But unless you know how to clean a suitcase properly, beware! That favorite suitcase may now be packing along viruses and bugs, too. And the last thing you want is uninvited guests hitching a ride on your luggage and into your home.

Knowing how to properly clean and sanitize luggage before you store it will help ensure you are not welcoming interlopers into your house that could cause trouble for you down the road." Read more on the Eagle Creek blog.

5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR AIRBNB HOST FOR A CLEAN + SAFE SPACE

"It's safe to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our safety and cleanliness requirements for travel for the foreseeable future...So what can you do to make sure your next rental is cleaned to pandemic-appropriate standards when you arrive, and what's the best way to clean and sanitize it so it's safe for the next guest? Here are five questions to resolve with your Airbnb host before you book that will make you a healthier, happier and more conscientious traveler." Read more on the Eagle Creek blog.

For even more great tips, check out Eagle Creek's Travel Blog here. You can also shop our Health & Wellness-related products here.